Connors, Bernice

Connors, Bernice

July 2nd, 2017

Peacefully, surrounded by her family at home, on Sunday, July 2, 2017, Bernice Connors, of London, Ontario, passed away in her 89th year. Survived by her loving spouse of 67 years, Roy Connors, and by her children:  Linda Vandusen (Peter), Joan Thompson (Ben Lasko), Laura Connors, and Ted Connors (Lisa Morrison). Cherished grandmother of Andrea Thompson (Michael Kovacs), Kimberly Thompson (Clayton Inculet) and Jeffrey Vandusen.  Bernice is survived by her sisters Kay McDonald and Sheila Pyke. Predeceased by sisters Maisie, Mildred and Elinor, and by daughter, Carol. Bernice was known for her wit, her bridge finesse, her commitment to the church, and, for her family, her homemade bread. A funeral service will be conducted at ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS ANGLICAN CHURCH, 489 Pinetree Drive, London on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 12:00 p.m., with visitation from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Private family interment at Woodland Cemetery. Thanks to the vast medical team whose contributions were greatly appreciated during Bernice’s last days. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Martin-in-the-Fields memorial fund.

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Joanne and Eric MatthewsTo Uncle Roy My cousins Linda , Joan. Laura and Ted , so sad to hear of Aunt B's passing. It is so hard loosing a parent , but we were lucky enough to have our mothers for a good number of years. I keep thinking of dear Uncle Roy. Give him hugs from me and know that I am thinking of you all.Take are and be strong. Sending lots of love from the ROCK. XXXOOO
Hueston Biduke FamilyRoy, Linda, Joan, Laura, Ted, and families - We have lost a good friend and a very accomplished woman. We all have so many fine memories of Bernice. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Ed, Connie, Heather
Geoff Connors and familyTo my uncle Roy and cousins Linda, Joan, Laura and Ted - so sorry for your loss. Bernice was one of a kind and much loved by everyone who where lucky enough to know her. My youngest son Ben stills misses being well fed at lunch during his days at Oakridge when he would slip away from school for a brief visit with Roy and Bernice. Always such great hosts. There is comfort in knowing that the strong Connors bond will continue - keeping Bernice's memory alive and comfort us all as life moves forward.
Elaine Bitz (along with Doris and Craig)We wish you peace as you say goodbye to a truly lovely lady. She always had a smile for the Plantation Road crew - along with delicious fresh bread. As you share your memories, we hope you find a smile and maybe a chuckle as you remember a very special lady.
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